SC Forestry Commission

Upcoming State Land Timber Sales

Below is a list of current timber sales open for bids on state owned forest lands.

 

South Carolina Forestry Commission

Sand Hills State Forest

SHSF-4619-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. Bids Will Open September 1, 2020, 10 a.m.
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered, or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4619-ADV-TS-21 and be in the
format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products and one blended price per ton for all hardwood products. Payment for volume / load tickets is to be made weekly.

SHSF-4607-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. The sale will close and bids will open July 9, 2020, 10 a.m. Bids can be mailed, hand delivered or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4607-ADV-TS-20 and in the format / form of: a lump sum bid for all forest products. Payment in the full amount of the bid is to be made within ten (10) days of notification of Forestry Commission approval.

SHSF-4606-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. The sale will close and bids will open July 9, 2020, 11 a.m. Bids can be mailed, hand delivered or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4606-ADV-TS-20 and in the format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products. Payment for volume/load tickets is to be made weekly.

SHSF-4599-ADV-PS-20
Sand Hills State Forest, 16218 Hwy 1, Patrick, SC 29584 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 for the sale of  approximately 913.4 acres of longleaf and mixed pinestraw.  The sale areas are in Compartment 11 and consist of 25 separate lots.  The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps.  All sale areas are in longleaf pine or mixed pine.  An Orange sign indicating Lot #, Stand #, and Acreage will be placed at a visible location for each stand. Indicate on the envelope SHSF 4599 ADV PS 20.

SHSF-4600-ADV-TS-20
Invitation to Bid on SCFC SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. The sale will close and bids will open June 9, 2020, 10 a.m. Bids can be mailed, hand delivered or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4600-ADV-TS-20 and in the format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products. Payment for volume/load tickets is to be made weekly.

SHSF 4550 ADV PS 20
Sand Hills State Forest, 16218 Hwy 1, Patrick, SC 29584 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 for the sale of  approximately 1,839.2 acres of longleaf and mixed pinestraw.  The sale areas are in Compartment 15 and consist of 64 separate lots.  The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps.  All sale areas are in longleaf pine or mixed pine.  An Orange sign indicating Lot #, Stand #, and Acreage will be placed at a visible location for each stand.

 

Forest Products SHSF-4457-ADV-TS-20
Invitation to Bid on SCFC SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. The sale will close and bids will open March 13, 2020, 10 a.m.
All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4457-ADV-TS-20 and in the format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products. Payment for volume/load tickets is to be made weekly.

 

Manchester State Forest

MSF 606 ADV TS 21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber Manchester State Forest SFI / ATFS Certified. Operator Select First Thinning Target Basal Area: 65-75 Ft2/ac~ 164 ac and ~6,084 tons. This is an all weather logging site.    Timber Bids Will Open August 19. 2020, 11a.m.

MSF 604 ADV PS 21
The SC Forestry Commission, Manchester State Forest, 6740 Headquarters Road, Wedgefield, SC 29168 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 11:00 AM Monday August 3, 2020 for the sale of  approximately 449 acres of longleaf pinestraw.  The sale areas consist of 4 separate lots.  The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps.  Bidders are encouraged to inspect the sale area to determine the volume estimates and raking conditions.   Site visits may be made at any time.  The SC Forestry Commission will not be responsible for areas that are overbid. 

 

MSF 603 ADV TS
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber Manchester State Forest, SFI / ATFS Certified Timber
Bids will open April 20  2020, 11a.m, Bids can be mailed or emailed. All correspondence must reference bid on Forest Products Sale MSF 603 ADV TS 20 and in the form of a lump sum bid for all forest products. Payment in the full amount of the bid is to be within ten (10) days of notification of Forestry Commission approval.

MSF 602 ADV PS 20
The SC Forestry Commission, Manchester State Forest, 6740 Headquarters Road, Wedgefield, SC 29168 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 11:00 AM Monday March, 23, 2020 for the sale of  approximately 519 acres of longleaf pinestraw.  The sale areas consist of 6 separate lots.  The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps.  Bidders are encouraged to inspect the sale area to determine the volume estimates and raking conditions.   Site visits may be made at any time.  The SC Forestry Commission will not be responsible for areas that are overbid. 

MSF 600 ADV TS 20
Manchester State Forest will accept bids on SFI / ATFS Certified Timber for the sale of  approximately 175 acres, ~10,004 tons until 11:00 AM,  March 23, 2020. Bids can be mailed, hand delivered or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale MSF 600 ADV TS 20 and in the format / form of: a lump sum bid for all forest products. Payment in the full amount of the bid is to be within ten (10) days of notification of Forestry Commission approval. The sale is located in Sumter County at HWY 261 & Camp MacBoykin Rd.  approx. 33-44° & -80-29°.

 

 

Harbison State Forest

 

Wee Tee State Forest

 

Poe Creek State Forest

 

SCFC St. George Nursery

 

 

Department of Natural Resources

Palachucola Wildlife Management Area
Hampton/Jasper County, SC
Treadwell Tract
This sale is comprised of multiple harvesting regimes over 418 total acres, including: 138 acres of clearcut, 21 acres of 4th-row first thinning, and 259 acres of marked-to-cut thinning. Removals from marked areas will include all trees marked with blue paint at eye level, including an estimated 5155 tons of pine sawtimber, 2700 tons of pine chip-n-saw, and 4044 tons of pine pulpwood. These volume estimates do not include the 138 acre of clearcuts. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per product, per ton bids until 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at the Webb Wildlife Center office.

 

South Heritage Tract
Chester/Fairfield County, South Carolina
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 2530 tons of pine sawtimber, 1623 tons of pine chip-n-saw, and 1044 tons of pine pulpwood to be selectively thinned from approximately 276 acres of planted loblolly pine. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. on April 16, 2020.

 

James L. Mason Wildlife Management Area
McCormick County, South Carolinabr> The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 3,247 tons of pine pulpwood, 1,413 tons of pine chip-n-saw, 8,599 tons of pine sawtimber, and 2,977 tons of oversize/grade pine sawtimber (22”+ DBH) to be selectively thinned from approximately 408 acres of natural loblolly pine and hardwood. Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on April 16, 2020.

 

McBee Wildlife Management Area
Chesterfield County, South Carolina
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 10270 tons of pine sawtimber, 927 tons of pine chip-n-saw, 9713 tons of pine pulpwood, 89 tons of red oak sawtimber, 187 tons of soft hardwood sawtimber, and 2864 tons of hardwood pulpwood to be selectively thinned from approximately 426 acres of marked loblolly pine and loblolly pine/hardwood, operator-select thinned from 221 acres of planted loblolly pine, and clearcut from approximately 75 acres of loblolly pine. Bids will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. on April 16, 2020.

 

 

Department of Corrections


 

 

SC Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

Colonial Dorchester State Closes July 15 2:00pm
This sale area is located on Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site in the County of Dorchester, The Sale Area consists of approximately 70 acres and approximately ~3,068 tons of predominantly loblolly pine to be operator-select thinned to a residual basal area of 75 sq. ft. favoring longleaf pine leave trees (see attached map). Additional information and how to submit bids is located at:  http://webprod.cio.sc.gov/SCSolicitationWeb/solicitationAttachment.do?solicitnumber=5400019955

 

Timber Sale-Cheraw State Park Closes July 15 2:00pm
This sale area is located on Cheraw State Park in the County of Chesterfield. The Sale area consists of 250 acres of mixed longleaf and loblolly pine to be thinned. The area consist of approximately ~250ac of thinning and a small salvage clear-cut, consisting of approximately 1,530 tons of pine pulp, 437 tons of pine chip-n-saw, 7,644 tons of pine saw timber, and 437 tons of hardwood pulpwood. This is an operator selection thinning of the stand to a residual basal area of 70 sq. ft. of pines per acre favoring longleaf pine leave trees.
This Salvage is located on the same tract of land. A requirement of this sale is to include the Salvage Silvicultural Clear Cut as part of the agreement. A failure to do so would be a relinquishment of your performance bond. . Additionally all logging slash and debris, including tree-tops, limbs, butt-cuts, and other debris and by-products must be ground/dirty-chipped/fuel-chipped and/or removed from the property as part of this sale.
Additional information and how to submit bids is located at: 
http://webprod.cio.sc.gov/SCSolicitationWeb/solicitationAttachment.do?solicitnumber=5400019956

 

Department of Transportation

 

 

U.S. Forest Service

Francis Marion District Timber Sale:    Bids Will Open Feb 10.  2020, 11a.m.
Marked timber thinning approximately 496ac; FM 001 Burned Shed ADV TS 20. Located on The US Forest Service  Francis Marion District in Berkeley County  off State Hwy 41 & 166 Conifer Rd (33.141110° & -79.767605°.)    This sale consist of ~25,671 tons  Primarily pine sawtimber with moderate potential for pole quality stems.

Other Lands

 

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